FAQs

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Money Matters

By |July 14th, 2015|

The unit of local currency is the Tanzania Shilling (Tsh). American dollars in cash or travelers cheques are acceptable in many places around town (Note: AMEX Traveller cheques are often not accepted). Credit cards are accepted only in big hotels, and if you do manage to find a place to use them there will usually […]

Tipping on Safari

By |July 14th, 2015|

Our general recommendation is to tip moderately – in accordance with the level and quality of service provided. The following guidelines are generally accepted practice (per person): Safari guide(s) – US $10 per day; Cook 7 US$, Camp staff – US $3 – $5 per day, as a pooled tip to be shared among the […]

What should I know about Photography?

By |July 14th, 2015|

You will get fairly close to a lot of the wildlife, but a good 35 mm camera with a 75-300 zoom lens will certainly help you take some great shots. It is always best to buy your film before you travel, because film here is expensive and not as fresh. 100 – 200 ASA is […]

Are there connecting flights within East Africa?

By |July 14th, 2015|

There are a number of connecting flights within East Africa. Please see International Flights.

Do I need a Visa?

By |July 14th, 2015|

Visitors from most countries require a visa in order to enter Tanzania. All visitors can purchase a visa from the Tanzanian Diplomatic Mission in your country, or at the point of entry. You need a passport that is valid for at least half a year.If your purchase your visa at any of the points of […]

What kind of medical care do I need before I go to Tanzania?

By |July 14th, 2015|

Before you leave for an international destination you should consult your physician. You will also need to decide on a malaria prevention medication. It is advisable to take malaria prophylaxis.

Yellow Fever vaccination required since 1st January 2008

The Yellow Fever Endemic Zones include the following Countries:
Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D’Ivore, Burkina Faso, […]

Special Dietary Needs?

By |July 14th, 2015|

In the event that you have special dietary needs, such as diabetes, vegetarian, lactose intolerant, etc. Please let us know in advance, so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Most of the hotels/ lodges are more than willing to cater to your needs if given a sufficient amount of notice. prices of beverages (depending […]

What types of Food & Drinks are available?

By |July 14th, 2015|

Fresh vegetables, seafood and meats make it an exceptional culinary experience. Food is excellent and you will find a good mix of International cuisine, African and European. All types of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks are sold in most international hotels/ lodges. DO NOT drink tap water, bottled water is preferred.

prices of beverages (depend on […]

Is there Electricity?

By |July 14th, 2015|

Tanzania uses 220 Volt, but you will need adapters. Most hotels have adapters available.

What type of Clothing should I pack?

By |July 14th, 2015|

We recommend that you bring light casual comfortable clothes, (please see safari packing list). Ngorongoro Crater, for example, can get rather chilly, in the evenings. In the desert areas and in the months of May-August, it can also be rather cold so bring a sweater and a windbreaker. Generally the nights are cool with temperatures […]